Executive Team


2000+ Personnel

17 Nationalities

140+ Accreditations
and Certifications

3 Cladtek
Training Academies

14+ University

  • Lee Wilson

    Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Lee is responsible for managing Cladtek’s business & operations globally. He has a technical background in manufacturing of pumps, valves & automation, and has led organizations across Asia Pacific, supporting a variety of sectors including energy, mining, and renewables.

    He has been in the energy sector for 20 years. He is a mechanical engineer, with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), has completed his senior executive education at Melbourne Business School, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

  • Paul Montague

    Executive Vice President Business & Product Developments

    Paul is responsible for new business, new product, and market development. He also leads our Global Technical Authority team.

    ​He has 37 years of experience in the manufacture and marketing of line pipe, fittings, flanges and valves. Extensive knowledge of Corrosion Resistant Alloys (CRA) and their applications, and the manufacture of CRA piping products with a strong emphasis on new and innovative approaches to manufacture, inclusive of testing and validation methods.

    ​Paul is a Founder of Cladtek, and developer of the Company’s patented Mechanically Lined Pipe (MLP) manufacturing process, and author of a number of technical papers related to CRA pipelines.

  • Ryan Chu

    Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Ryan is responsible for finance, business integrity, governance, and compliance, and also manages the Group Commercial Team.

    ​He is an accounting and finance professional, and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 23 years of experience in the finance sector, including 9 years with one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, and has more than 15 years of experience in a senior finance leadership role in manufacturing and construction sectors.

    ​Ryan has a strong background in business management and sound experience in business processes and practices relevant to global manufacturing in the oil and gas industry.

  • Christopher Kamalaraj

    Senior Vice President & Chief / Operating Officer (COO)

    Chris provides leadership and strategic direction to the organization specifically in Group Supply Chain, Group IT; Digitalization, Quality, Health, Safety, Environment (QHSE), and Group Operational Excellence including lean manufacturing, automation, and intellectual property.

    ​He has over 25 years of experience in the manufacturing and oil & gas sector globally with senior leadership roles in quality, planning, project management, & operations.

    ​Chris holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Operations and Supply Chain Management from the University of Liverpool.

  • Iban Salda Safwan

    Senior Vice President People & Culture

    Iban is responsible for People & Culture and subordinating Regional Human Resources Operations team around the globe. He also responsible for Group People Management, Cladtek University/Cladtek Training Academy development, and leads global Branding and Marketing team.

    ​He started his career as an Industrial & Organizational Psychologist and has more than 18 years of experience in the oil & gas, renewable, energy, and manufacturing sector with senior leadership roles in Human Resources and Branding.

    Iban has completed several Business Management & Leadership program from INSEAD, hold Professional Psychologist Program degree and certification from the Gadjah Mada University & the Ahmad Dahlan University, and he is strong in organizational capability, talent management, branding, and management of change.

  • Eduardo Menezes

    Senior Vice President SA Region (South America)

    Eduardo is responsible for all aspects of regional operations, including sales & commercial, project delivery, operations, and engineering within the South America (SA) region.

    ​He started his career as Commercial Engineer, and has more than 18 years of experience in the energy and manufacturing sector with senior leadership roles in welding & operations.

    ​Eduardo has strong technical experience and background on validation, qualification and fabrication of Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA) products including Weld Overlay, Induction Bending, and Mechanically Lined Pipe (MLP) applied in flowline, risers, subsea equipment and top sides.

  • Steven Goodier

    SVP of Global Sales, Projects & EMEA

    Steven oversees global project management and sales responsibilities while also supervising operations in the EMEA Region. With a technical foundation in Mechanical Engineering and extensive experience in Oil and Gas as well as construction, he brings nine years of expertise to the Oil and Gas Industry and three years to the construction sector. Steven holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Curtin University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Durham University.